33 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

33 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

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33 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Sydney
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Adelaide
— 12 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Zurich

8
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Visit Terrigal Beach and Seven Mile Beach for some beach relaxation. Visit Nan Tien Temple and Norah Head Lighthouse for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Everglades Historic House and Gardens (in Leura), Govetts Leap (in Blackheath) and Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba). Dedicate the 2nd (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Redhead Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Werri Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Cathedral, and explore the striking landscape at Kiama Blowhole.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Sydney visit app .

Zurich, Switzerland to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Zurich to Sydney, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, Sydney is somewhat warmer than Zurich - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Seven Mile Beach, Norah Head Lighthouse, Wentworth Falls, Bronte Beach, Shelly Beach
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Camp Cove ©
Camp Cove
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Bronte Beach ©
Bronte Beach

9
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Relax by the water at Eastern Beach Reserve and Brighton Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bells Beach and Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens. Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: Point Lonsdale Lighthouse (in Point Lonsdale), Daylesford (Convent Gallery, Lake Daylesford, & more) and St Mary of the Angels (in Geelong). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Ballarat Wildlife Park, step into the grandiose world of Kryal Castle, view the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Ballarat, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Melbourne travel planner.

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Sydney in November, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ballarat, Daylesford, Geelong, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, Brighton Beach
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 17:
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Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach
Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens ©
Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens
Convent Gallery ©
Convent Gallery

12
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Get some historical perspective at Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation and Old Gum Tree Reserve. Visit Blowhole Beach and Horseshoe Bay for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Adelaide: McLaren Vale (McLaren Vale III Associate wines, Wirra Wirra Vineyards, & more), Dudley Cellar Door (in Penneshaw) and Kangaroo Island (Island Beach & Browns Beach). Dedicate the 22nd (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Cleland Wildlife Park, kick back and relax at Carrickalinga Beach, do a tasting at Sevenhill Cellars, and trek along Riesling Trail.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Adelaide online trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Adelaide in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Kangaroo Island, Clare, Delamere, Allusion Wines
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 29:
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Carrick Hill ©
Carrick Hill
Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay

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